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Hell Commandos (1969)

Comando al infierno (original title)
An American major trains a group of elite soldiers for a dangerous covert mission behind enemy lines during WW2.

Director:

José Luis Merino

Writers:

Enrico Colombo (screenplay), Enrico Colombo (story) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Madison ... Maj. Carter
Raffaella Carrà ... Sara van Kolstrom
Stelvio Rosi ... Sgt. Arthur Nolan (as Stan Cooper)
Manuel Zarzo ... Cpl. John Terrence
Enrique Ávila ... Pvt. Thomas Nichols
Piero Lulli Piero Lulli ... Col. Kreuzfeld
Carlos Quiney Carlos Quiney ... Sgt. Geronimo Lightcloud
Luis Induni
Fernando Bilbao Fernando Bilbao
Carla Pravetoni Carla Pravetoni
Charly Bravo Charly Bravo ... Pvt. Gilbert Adams (as Carlos Bravo)
Enzo Carrà Enzo Carrà ... Pvt. Henry Smith
Celestino González Celestino González ... (as Tino González)
German Grech German Grech
Pilar Cámara Pilar Cámara
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An American major trains a group of elite soldiers for a dangerous covert mission behind enemy lines during WW2.

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Country:

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

7 May 1969 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Hell Commandos See more »

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Average Euro- war film of the seventies.
12 April 2004 | by SorsimusSee all my reviews

A typically unimpressive euro- war film of the seventies.

American major trains a group of elite soldiers for a dangerous covert commando mission behind the lines. Unfortunately, as they're dressed in German uniforms, all but the major are killed in their sleep by another allied platoon lost behind enemy lines. The major has no alternative but to continue the mission with his new platoon.

Familiar face Guy Madison stars in this very very average example of European war cinema. Everything is done with a very tight budget, hence no major effects and lots of cardboardy studio interiors. And as far as themes and message are considered, it's safe to say, that Hellcommandos if far from groundbreaking. Some unintentional comedy can be found, though.

Released on video in Finland in the early eighties.


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